Tell your members of Congress to fund national forest infrastructure to benefit wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and local communities. Since 2018, the federal government has neglected to invest in national forest road systems, creating problems for our waterways and fish populations, especially when extreme weather events are driven by climate change. Rainwater routinely washes … Continued
News Category: Forest Roads
Bipartisan Infrastructure Package includes $350 million for new wildlife crossings and corridors pilot project.
Colville National Forest has rescinded 2020 motor vehicle use maps and reinstated previous motorized vehicle designations that do not allow ATVs on certain roads without proper public and environmental review.
Ask Congress to reinstate and fund the Legacy Roads and Trails program to benefit wildlife habitat, recreation opportunities, and restoration jobs.
Complaint seeks scientific and public review of stealth effort to significantly expand off-road vehicle use on Colville National Forest
Retired Forest Field staffer George Wooten was recognized for his report on climate change impacts to forest roads.
Comments to USFS regarding wildlife and habitat in the Snoquera area of the Central Cascades near Greenwater.
USFS must reduce roads network while preserving key public and emergency access routes This week, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released travel analysis reports that assess existing road systems and identify opportunities to achieve a more sustainable system of roads for each national forest in the Pacific Northwest. As part of a national travel management process, the Forest … Continued
WILD NW Action Alert #251: Support sensible roads in the Chewuch watershed Above the Methow Valley town of Winthrop lies one of our region’s most popular and scenic wild areas: the Chewuch River watershed. But an expansive and unsustainable forest road network is putting this special place at risk. We need YOU to help ensure … Continued
WILD NW #240: OWNF Motorized Travel Management Plan UPDATE: The comment period on this proposed plan has been extended through Friday, January 30th, 2015. After nearly a decade of work, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest (OWNF) has proposed a Motorized Travel Management Plan to address the use of Off Road Vehicles (ORVs) in the forest, including … Continued